The headlines of the New York Post (Sept. 19, 2013) read, “Profs to advise on stop-frisk.” That makes as much sense as having cops go to universities and advising professors on their ability to teach nuclear physics.
That’s as ridiculous as Judge Shira Scheindlin using constitutionality as a ruse to shake down law and order and kill innocent minorities. She wants to legislate the streets but knows nothing about them.
When I was in my early twenties, I taught some courses at Hunter College while I was finishing my doctorate. The one thing that struck me about my peer professors was that they were more inter ... continue reading »